The Office for Veterans is excited to promote several new and existing Queensland Government-funded training opportunities for Queensland veterans. Please share amongst your veteran networks. Defence to Civilian Success Training Program The Office for Veterans has partnered with TAFE Queensland to deliver the Defence to Civilian Success Training Program. This program is providing free TAFE […]

Whether in the field or in the boxing ring, Private Billy McAllister epitomises the toughness renowned by the Royal Australian Regiment. .Training to fight at the 6th Battalion every day helped him prepare to fight at the recent Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom. His third fight was stopped after he sustained a serious cut […]

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MAJOR Charles McMoran Wilson MC (later Lord Moran) was a multi-decorated World War I British Army medical officer who served in France with an infantry battalion, and later a base hospital.  After his return to the UK in 1919 he read in The Times of a Royal Commission into shell shock.  He was appalled that none of […]

Get out your kitchen utensils and put on your best apron as Veterans’ Health Week 2022 kicks off for 2022.  With this year’s theme focusing on “Eat Well”, Veterans’ Health Week is an opportunity for ex-service organisations and community groups around the nation to host events to promote healthy eating habits and improve people’s knowledge […]

The RAR  bibliography records the known published and unpublished history of the Regiment since its formation in 1948. Here is the latest update from our RAR Registrar Russell Linwood The bibliography is a dynamic work and will forever be a work in progress as we, with your help, identify material that we have not yet recorded. This is particularly so with […]

Today, the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, the Hon. Matt Keogh MP, tabled in Parliament the Australian Government response to the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide’s Interim Report, which is available here: Australian Government Response to the Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide – September 2022 (  Minister Keogh also […]

Dear Members, In our latest newsletter some of you may have read in the Passing Parade that “Rollo Brett” had passed away. Due to incorrect information, we received it was not our Rollo Brett but a distant relative of Rollo’s. We apologies to Rollo and his Family and Members for any hurt that may have […]

Dear Members, Below is the link to download or read the Spring Edition Newsletter 2022. Included in the newsletter is an invitation to the AGM 19th November 2022. Please mark it on your calendar. We hope to see you all attend. Stay Healthy. Regards Wendy M McLean J.P. Secretary 4RAR Association Qld.Inc. 0417 715 […]

Hello All, It is with pleasure that I can start this report by stating that The Walk is in tip top shape!  The weather has been reasonably kind and everything is growing well and the lawns are as green as I have seen them. We are also in a happy place financially where we can […]

Laurence “Laurie” John Lewis 25/05/1934—12/09/2022 Laurie’s Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of Berry’s Funeral Home, 204 Magill Road, Norwood on TUESDAY 27th September 2022, commencing at 1:00pm. See the full Funeral Notice and the opportunity to sign the Guest Book here Medals to be worn. 9RAR tie and WTFRW tie as applicable. […]

Further to our last Update I can report that the Tribunal is nearing the Hearing date. You can see The Tribunal’s terms of reference here and submissions to date here. Of specific interest is the Defence Submission dated 6 July Submission 096 – Chief of the Defence Force on behalf of Defence but not presented publicly until 31 July and our Response dated 23 […]